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Cherokee Nation Calendar of Events for October

09/28/2018

TAHLEQUAH, Okla. – The Cherokee Nation hosts several events during the month of October, including breast cancer awareness activities and Cherokee Nation Angel Project application sites. See all Cherokee Nation calendar items below.

Oct. 1 

Cherokee Nation is currently accepting applications for the Cherokee Nation Elder Angel Tree. The program is for Cherokee Nation citizens or their spouse or widow 60 years old or older. Applications must be completed with a family or elder advocate and submitted by Oct. 31 to Cherokee Nation Human Services in Tahlequah. For more information, contact Crystal Thomas at 918-453-5627, Rachelle Singleterry at 918-453-5694 or Juanita Bark at 918-253-4219.

Cherokee Nation is currently accepting online applications for the 2018 Cherokee Angel Project. Applicants must meet income guidelines, be a Cherokee Nation citizen and reside with the tribe’s 14-county jurisdiction. Application sites for the Cherokee Angel Project will begin on Oct. 9. To submit an application online, visit https://secure.cherokee.org/angeltree. For more information, call 918-458-6900.

6 to 8 p.m. – Cherokee Nation hosts a beginner’s jewelry class at the Cherokee Arts Center, located at 212 Water Ave. in Tahlequah. For more information or to reserve a spot, email wolfwalker@wolfwalkerjewelry.com.

Oct. 2

6 to 8 p.m. – Cherokee Nation hosts a beginner’s jewelry making class at the Cherokee Arts Center, located at 212 Water Ave. in Tahlequah. For more information or to reserve a spot, email wolfwalker@wolfwalkerjewelry.com.

Oct. 4

6 to 8 p.m. – Cherokee Nation hosts a metal smith class at the Cherokee Arts Center, located at 212 Water Ave. in Tahlequah. For more information or to reserve a spot, call 918-453-5728.

Oct 4-5 

10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. – Cherokee Heritage Center hosts Ancient Cherokee Days at the center, located at 21192 S. Keeler Drive in Park Hill. The two-day, outdoor event features hands-on activities, games and demonstrations focused on Cherokee lifestyle in the early 1700s for school-aged children. Admission is $5 per student, $2 per adult, and teachers and bus drivers are free. Registration is highly recommended but not required. For more information, call Tonia Weavel at 918-456-6007 or email tonia-weavel@cherokee.org.

Oct. 5 

7 to 9 p.m. – Cherokee Nation hosts a life-drawing workshop at the Cherokee Arts Center, located at 212 Water Ave. in Tahlequah. Pre-registration is required. For more information or to register, call 918-453-5728 or email Matthew-anderson@cherokee.org.

Oct. 6 

9 a.m. to 5 p.m. – The Cherokee Heritage Center in Tahlequah provides free admission to citizens of any of the three federally recognized Cherokee tribes plus one guest as part of Cherokee Saturday.

9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. – The Cherokee Heritage Center hosts a Cherokee Treasure Hunt every Saturday until Oct. 20 at the center, located at 21192 S. Keeler Drive in Park Hill. The treasure hunt will be an opportunity for children to learn about Cherokee culture while hunting for answers throughout the museum and both villages. Advanced registration is required and cost is $12 per student. For more information, call Barbara Girty at 918-456-6007 or email barbara-girty@cherokee.org.

10 a.m. to noon – Cherokee Nation hosts a watercolor workshop at the Cherokee Arts Center, located at 212 Water Ave. in Tahlequah. Registration is $10. For more information or to reserve your spot, call 918-453-5728.

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Cherokee Nation Cultural Tourism hosts a moccasin-making class at the Cherokee National Prison Museum, located at 124 E. Choctaw St. in Tahlequah. Registration is $35 and includes all materials. Participants are encouraged to bring a sack lunch, as classes run through the lunch hour. Class sizes are limited to the first 15 people, so reserve your spot today by visiting cherokeegiftshop.com. For more information, call 877-779-6977.

Oct. 8 

Cherokee Nation’s W.W. Keeler Tribal Complex, satellite offices and health centers are closed for Indigenous Peoples Day. Cherokee Nation W.W. Hastings Hospital urgent care and emergency department as well as other Cherokee Nation emergency services will remain open.

11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. – Cherokee Nation officials will take part in the 2nd Annual Native American Day in Tulsa. Representatives will participate in the parade, starting at 11:30 a.m., with Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker serving as one of this year’s parade marshals. Tribal representatives will also host informational booths located at Guthrie Green in Tulsa. A free screening of the Cherokee film Nanyehi will also be available starting at 7:30 p.m. For more information, visit Cherokee Nation’s Facebook page.

6 to 8 p.m. – Cherokee Nation hosts a beginner’s jewelry class at the Cherokee Arts Center, located at 212 Water Ave. in Tahlequah. For more information or to reserve a spot, email wolfwalker@wolfwalkerjewelry.com.

Oct. 9

6 to 8 p.m. – Cherokee Nation hosts a beginner’s jewelry class at the Cherokee Arts Center, located at 212 Water Ave. in Tahlequah. For more information or to reserve your spot, email wolfwalker@wolfwalkerjewelry.com.

Oct. 9-10

9 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Cherokee Nation Indian Child Welfare accepts applications for the Cherokee Nation Angel Project at the Cherokee Nation EMS Conference Room, located at 22114 S. Bald Hill Rd. in Tahlequah. Applicants must meet income guidelines, be a Cherokee Nation citizen and reside with the tribe’s 14-county jurisdiction. Applications can also be submitted online at https://secure.cherokee.org/angeltree. For more information, call 918-458-6900.

Oct. 10 

7:15 to 7:40 a.m. – Cherokee Nation Public Health hosts National Walk and Bike to School Day at two locations, including Impact Church inWestville and Edna M. Carson Park in Stilwell. Representatives will be on site to share the importance of physical activity and school zone safety. For more information, call Hillary Mead at 918-453-5000 ext. 7691.

Oct 11

10 a.m. to noon – Cherokee Nation’s Red Bird Smith Health Center hosts a Women’s Health Fair at the center, located at 301 S. JT Stites Street inSallisaw. For more information, call 918-774-1400 ext. 1560.

2 to 6 p.m. – Cherokee Nation Indian Child Welfare accepts applications for the Cherokee Nation Angel Project at Westville Public Library, located at 116 N. Williams. Applicants must meet income guidelines, be a Cherokee Nation citizen and reside with the tribe’s 14-county jurisdiction. Applications can also be submitted online at https://secure.cherokee.org/angeltree. For more information, call 918-458-6900.

6 to 8 p.m. – Cherokee Nation hosts a metal smith class at the Cherokee Arts Center, located at 212 Water Ave. in Tahlequah. For more information or to reserve a spot, call 918-453-5728.

Oct. 12

7 to 9 p.m. – Cherokee Nation hosts a life-drawing workshop at the Cherokee Arts Center, located at 212 Water Ave. in Tahlequah. Pre-registration is required. For more information or to register, call 918-453-5728 or email Matthew-anderson@cherokee.org.

Oct. 13

9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. – The Cherokee Heritage Center hosts a Cherokee Treasure Hunt every Saturday until Oct. 20 at the center, located at 21192 S. Keeler Drive in Park Hill. The treasure hunt will be an opportunity for children to learn about Cherokee culture while hunting for answers throughout the museum and both villages. Advanced registration is required and cost is $12 per student. For more information, call Barbara Girty at 918-456-6007 or email barbara-girty@cherokee.org.

10 a.m. to noon – Cherokee Nation hosts a watercolor workshop at the Cherokee Arts Center, located at 212 Water Ave. in Tahlequah. Registration is $10. For more information or to reserve a spot, call 918-453-5728.

Oct. 11-12

9 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Cherokee Nation Indian Child Welfare accepts applications for the Cherokee Nation Angel Project at the Cherokee Nation ICW office in Tulsa, located at 1528 N. 166 E. Ave., Suite C. Applicants must meet income guidelines, be a Cherokee Nation citizen and reside with the tribe’s 14-county jurisdiction. Applications can also be submitted online at https://secure.cherokee.org/angeltree. For more information, call 918-458-6900.

Oct. 13-14

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Cherokee Nation hosts the 13th Annual Cherokee Art Market, located at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa. The event is one of the largest Native American art markets in the country and features more than 150 Native American artists who represent 50 different tribes throughout North America. For more information, call 918- 384-6990 or visit www.CherokeeArtMarket.com.

Oct. 15 

6 p.m. – Cherokee Nation Tribal Council meeting at the W.W. Keeler Complex, 17675 S. Muskogee Ave., Tahlequah. For the agenda, visit http://legislative.cherokee.org.

Noon to 6 p.m. – Cherokee Nation Indian Child Welfare accepts applications for the Cherokee Nation Angel Project at the Cherokee Nation Housing Authority office, located at 1003 South Virginia in Bartlesville. Applicants must meet income guidelines, be a Cherokee Nation citizen and reside with the tribe’s 14-county jurisdiction. Applications can also be submitted online at https://secure.cherokee.org/angeltree. For more information, call 918-458-6900.

6 to 8 p.m. – Cherokee Nation hosts a beginner’s jewelry class at the Cherokee Arts Center, located at 212 Water Ave. in Tahlequah. For more information or to reserve a spot, email wolfwalker@wolfwalkerjewelry.com.

Oct. 15-16

9 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Cherokee Nation Indian Child Welfare accepts applications for the Cherokee Nation Angel Project at the Stilwell Armory Building, located at 421 W. Locust St. Applicants must meet income guidelines, be a Cherokee Nation citizen and reside with the tribe’s 14-county jurisdiction. Applications can also be submitted online at https://secure.cherokee.org/angeltree. For more information, call 918-458-6900.

Oct 16

10 a.m. to noon – Cherokee Nation’s Red Bird Smith Health Center hosts a women’s health booth and survey at the center, located at 301 S. JT Stites Street in Sallisaw. For more information, call 918-774-1400 ext. 1560.

Noon to 6 p.m. – Cherokee Nation Indian Child Welfare accepts applications for the Cherokee Nation Angel Project at the Victory Cherokee Community Building, located at 1025 N. 12th St. in Collinsville. Applicants must meet income guidelines, be a Cherokee Nation citizen and reside with the tribe’s 14-county jurisdiction. Applications can also be submitted online at https://secure.cherokee.org/angeltree. For more information, call 918-458-6900.

1 to 2 p.m. – The Cherokee Heritage Center will host their monthly board meeting at the center, located at 21192 S. Keeler Drive in Park Hill. For more details, contact Barbara Girty at 918-456-6007 or barbara-girty@cherokee.org.

6 to 8 p.m. – Cherokee Nation hosts a beginner’s jewelry class at the Cherokee Arts Center, located at 212 Water Ave. in Tahlequah. For more information or to reserve a spot, email wolfwalker@wolfwalkerjewelry.com.

Oct. 16-18 

8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Cherokee Nation hosts the Tribal Children’s Environmental Health Symposium at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa. For more information, call 918-453-5000 ext. 5109 or email karen-dye@cherokee.org.

Oct. 17

9 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Cherokee Nation Indian Child Welfare accepts applications for the Cherokee Nation Angel Project at the Sallisaw Civic Center, located at 115 E. Choctaw Ave. Applicants must meet income guidelines, be a Cherokee Nation citizen and reside with the tribe’s 14-county jurisdiction. Applications can also be submitted online at https://secure.cherokee.org/angeltree. For more information, call 918-458-6900.

10 a.m. to noon – Cherokee Nation’s Red Bird Smith Health Center hosts breast cancer awareness walk at the center, located at 301 S. JT Stites Street in Sallisaw. For more information, call 918-774-1400 ext. 1560.

Noon to 6 p.m. – Cherokee Nation Indian Child Welfare accepts applications for the Cherokee Nation Angel Project at Cherokee Nation’s Cooweescoowee Health Center, located at 395200 W. 2900 Rd. in Ocheleta. Applicants must meet income guidelines, be a Cherokee Nation citizen and reside with the tribe’s 14-county jurisdiction. Applications can also be submitted online at https://secure.cherokee.org/angeltree. For more information, call 918-458-6900.

Oct. 18

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Cherokee Nation Cultural Tourism hosts a Fall Break Make and Take at all Cherokee Nation Museum locations. Classes will include cultural activities unique to each museum. For more information, call 877- 779-6977 or www.VisitCherokeeNation.com.  

Noon to 6 p.m. – Cherokee Nation Indian Child Welfare accepts applications for the Cherokee Nation Angel Project at Exciting Southeast Church in Pryor, located at 432 E. 350 Rd.  Applicants must meet income guidelines, be a Cherokee Nation citizen and reside with the tribe’s 14-county jurisdiction. Applications can also be submitted online at https://secure.cherokee.org/angeltree. For more information, call 918-458-6900.

Noon to 6 p.m. – Cherokee Nation Indian Child Welfare accepts applications for the Cherokee Nation Angel Project at Cherokee Nation’s Will Rogers Health Center in Nowata, located at 1020 Lenape Drive. Applicants must meet income guidelines, be a Cherokee Nation citizen and reside with the tribe’s 14-county jurisdiction. Applications can also be submitted online at https://secure.cherokee.org/angeltree. For more information, call 918-458-6900.

6 to 8 p.m. – Cherokee Nation hosts a metal smith class at the Cherokee Arts Center, located at 212 Water Ave. in Tahlequah. For more information or to reserve a spot, call 918-453-5728.

Oct. 19

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Cherokee Nation Indian Child Welfare accepts applications for the Cherokee Nation Angel Project at Cherokee Nation’s VinitaHealth Center, located at 27371 S. 4410 Rd. Applicants must meet income guidelines, be a Cherokee Nation citizen and reside with the tribe’s 14-county jurisdiction. Applications can also be submitted online at https://secure.cherokee.org/angeltree. For more information, call 918-458-6900.

7 to 9 p.m. – Cherokee Nation hosts a life-drawing workshop at the Cherokee Arts Center, located at 212 Water Ave. in Tahlequah. Pre-registration is required. For more information or to register, call 918-453-5728 or email Matthew-anderson@cherokee.org.

Oct. 20

8 a.m. – Cherokee Nation hosts a Bison Ranch Trail Ride at Bull Hollow in Delaware County. Registration begins at 8 a.m. and the ride will leave at 9 a.m. For more information, call 918-453-5671.

9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. – The Cherokee Heritage Center hosts a Cherokee Treasure Hunt every Saturday until Oct. 20 at the center, located at 21192 S. Keeler Drive in Park Hill. The treasure hunt will be an opportunity for children to learn about Cherokee culture while hunting for answers throughout the museum and both villages. Advanced registration is required and cost is $12 per student. For more information, call Barbara Girty at 918-456-6007 or email barbara-girty@cherokee.org.

10 a.m. to noon – Cherokee Nation hosts a watercolor workshop at the Cherokee Arts Center, located at 212 Water Ave. in Tahlequah. Registration is $10. For more information or to reserve your spot, call 918-453-5728.

6 to 9:30 p.m. – The Cherokee Heritage Center hosts the 2018 SevenStar Gala, located at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa. This annual fundraising event recognizes outstanding Cherokee people who have contributed to the mission of the center. Reservations and cocktail attire are required. For information about table reservations and more, call Brandi Ross at 918-456-6007 or email brandi-ross@cnent.com.

Oct 22

8 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Cherokee Nation Community and Cultural Outreach hosts Ignite Your Nonprofit Session #3 at the Tsalagi Community Room, located behind the Restaurant of the Cherokees in Tahlequah. This lecture will be the final in a three-part series for nonprofit organizations. For more information, call Brad Wagnon 918-718-5522 or email bradley-wagnon@cherokee.org.

1 to 6 p.m. – Cherokee Nation Indian Child Welfare accepts applications for the Cherokee Nation Angel Project at Cherokee Nation’s Three Rivers Health Center, located at 1001 S. 41st St. E. in Muskogee. Applicants must meet income guidelines, be a Cherokee Nation citizen and reside with the tribe’s 14-county jurisdiction. Applications can also be submitted online at https://secure.cherokee.org/angeltree. For more information, call 918-458-6900.

6 to 8 p.m. – Cherokee Nation hosts a beginner’s jewelry class at the Cherokee Arts Center, located at 212 Water Ave. in Tahlequah. For more information or to reserve a spot, email wolfwalker@wolfwalkerjewelry.com.

Oct. 23

5 p.m. – Cherokee Nation College Resource Center hosts College & Career Night at Sequoyah School’s Place Where They Play in Tahlequah. The event is open to the public and includes presentations on FAFSA, Cherokee Nation college scholarships and Cherokee Nation vocational scholarships. Representatives will include University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma State University, Northeastern State University, University of Central Oklahoma and more. For more information, call Chrissy Marsh at 918-506-9963 or Mary Dunlap at 918-316-3032.

6 to 8 p.m. – Cherokee Nation hosts a beginner’s jewelry class at the Cherokee Arts Center, located at 212 Water Ave. in Tahlequah. For more information or to reserve a spot, email wolfwalker@wolfwalkerjewelry.com.

Oct 23-24 

9 a.m. to 6 p.m. -– Cherokee Nation Indian Child Welfare accepts applications for the Cherokee Nation Angel Project at the Cherokee Nation EMS Conference Room, located at 22114 S. Bald Hill Rd. in Tahlequah. Applicants must meet income guidelines, be a Cherokee Nation citizen and reside with the tribe’s 14-county jurisdiction. Applications can also be submitted online at https://secure.cherokee.org/angeltree. For more information, call 918-458-6900.

Oct. 24-25

9 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Cherokee Nation Indian Child Welfare accepts applications for the Cherokee Nation Angel Project at the Cherokee Nation Human Services office in Jay, located at 1501 Industrial Park. Applicants must meet income guidelines, be a Cherokee Nation citizen and reside with the tribe’s 14-county jurisdiction. Applications can also be submitted online at https://secure.cherokee.org/angeltree. For more information, call 918-458-6900.

Oct. 25

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Cherokee Nation Indian Child Welfare accepts applications for the Cherokee Nation Angel Project at the Cherokee Nation ICW office in Tulsa, located at 1528 N. 166 E. Ave., Suite C. Applicants must meet income guidelines, be a Cherokee Nation citizen and reside with the tribe’s 14-county jurisdiction. Applications can also be submitted online at https://secure.cherokee.org/angeltree. For more information, call 918-458-6900.

6 to 8 p.m. – Cherokee Nation hosts a metal smith class at the Cherokee Arts Center, located at 212 Water Ave. in Tahlequah. For more information or to reserve a spot, call 918-453-5728.

Oct. 26

7 to 9 p.m. – Cherokee Nation hosts a life-drawing workshop at the Cherokee Arts Center, located at 212 Water Ave. in Tahlequah. Pre-registration is required. For more information or to register, call 918-453-5728 or email Matthew-anderson@cherokee.org.

Oct. 27

10 a.m. to noon – Cherokee Nation hosts a watercolor workshop at the Cherokee Arts Center, located at 212 Water Ave. in Tahlequah. Registration is $10. For more information or to reserve a spot, call 918-453-5728.

10 a.m. to 3 p.m. – The Cherokee Heritage Center hosts a Southeastern Iconography class at the center, located at 21192 S. Keeler Drive in ParkHill. Registration is $40 per person with all tools and materials included. Advanced registration is recommended but not required, and lunch will not be provided. For more information, call Tonia Weavel at 918-456-6007 or email tonia-weavel@cherokee.org.

Oct. 29

6 to 8 p.m. – Cherokee Nation hosts a beginner’s jewelry class at the Cherokee Arts Center, located at 212 Water Ave. in Tahlequah. For more information or to reserve a spot, email wolfwalker@wolfwalkerjewelry.com.

Oct. 30

6 to 8 p.m. – Cherokee Nation hosts a beginner’s jewelry class at the Cherokee Arts Center, located at 212 Water Ave. in Tahlequah. For more information or to reserve a spot, email wolfwalker@wolfwalkerjewelry.com.


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